From the Universe to the Elementary Particles: A First Introduction to Cosmology and the Fundamental Interactions

From the Universe to the Elementary Particles: A First Introduction to Cosmology and the Fundamental Interactions

by Ulrich Ellwanger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642243745
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/04/2012
Series: Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Ulrich Ellwanger completed his doctoral work in theoretical physics at the University of Heidelberg. After research stays at Oxford University, and CERN/Geneva, followed by a Heisenberg-professorship of the German Research Foundation, he was appointed professor of the Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Paris-Sud. His fields of research and teaching are elementary particle physics (QCD, supersymmetry, string theory) and cosmology.

Table of Contents

Overview.- The Evolution of the Universe.- Elements of the Theory of Relativity.- The Theory of Fields.- Electrodynamics.- The Strong Interaction.- The Weak Interaction.- The Production of Elementary Particles.- Symmetries.- The Standard Model of Particle Physics.- Quantum Corrections and the Renormalization Group Equations.- Beyond the Standard Model.- Appendix.

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